|The Old Folks at Home - Manhansett Quartette|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for October 2006: According to old catalogs, this brown wax cylinder was recorded by the United States Phonograph Company, dates from circa 1895 and runs at 125 revolutions per minute. The announcement says: "Selection entitled, 'The Old Folks at Home', as sung by the Manhansett Quartette" The Manhansett Quartette was lead by the popular brown wax artist George J...
Keywords: traditional; swanee river; quartette; brown wax; cylinder record
|Ach, mein Otto hat 'ne Floete - Margarete Wiedeke|
A very naughty song by Margarete Wiedeke (often abbreviated as Grete Wiedeke). Although not the most charming voice of that era, Wiedeke recorded a huge variety of songs on cylinders and discs and was one of the popular recording artists in Germany. This one comes from an Edison Wax Amberol cylinder #4M-15008, recorded in May of 1909 (Berlin, Germany).
Keywords: cylinder record; german; grete wiedeke
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|Misere aus Troubadour - Marie Dietrich, Karl Jörn & Chorus|
Edison Goldguss Record #15359, recorded in 1905 The popular song from Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il Trovatore.
Keywords: cylinder record; opera; german; verdi; aria
|Kennst Du das Land (aus Mignon) - Marie Götze|
Edison Goldguss #15216 (wax cylinder) Marie Götze was one of leading artists for operatic selections on German Edison cylinder records of the early 20th century. This one has been recorded in late 1904. From the collection of the German Museum for Transport and Technology Berlin [www.dtmb.de]
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; german; aria; opera; götze; classical
|Why don't you try - Marie Hoy, Harry Anthony|
A nice melody in this duett, sung by Marie Hoy & Harry Anthony from Edison Gold Moulded cylinder #9299, recorded in March 1906.
Keywords: cylinder record; duett; duet; edison; wax cylinder
|Faust: Air des Bijoux - Mary Boyer|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2007: Mary Boyer was a quite popular French soprano and recorded several cylinders on Pathé. This nice selection comes from a moulded brown wax cylinder and dates from approx. 1903. Composed by Charles François Gounod. Annoucement: "Faust: Air de Bijoux, chanté par Mme. Mary Boyer de l'Opéra Comique."
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; pathe; opera; soprano; gounod
|Fern im Süd' das schöne Spanien - Max Steidl|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for April 2009: A tenor selection performed by Max Steidl, recorded in 1908 in Berlin, Germany.
Keywords: cylinder record; operette; operetta; tenor; spain
|Sunbeam Dance - Military Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2012: This lively barn dance band performance has some clear ragtime influence. The record is also a good example of the clarity of 1908 cylinder record, which no disc of the same vintage was able to provide.
Keywords: cylinder record; barn dance; orchestra; indestructible record; phonograph; albany; columbia; edison